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Slip Sliding Away
Friday, May 29, 2020      10 comments

It's been a mixed bag since Tuesday. The day goes well until evening. I am a night owl. This month I thought I got it turned around, going to ... Read more
The Tortoise and the Hare
Friday, May 22, 2020      14 comments

These little guys are my buddies. They sit on my desk to remind me that slow progress is progress. Do you remember the story of the tortoise a... Read more
Another rainy day
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      8 comments

Down another pound. That makes me happy. Only 0.8 pounds more and I will weigh what I weighed on January 1 this year. Big smile on my face. Visions of fireworks celebration. I am so close now. * * * * * ... Read more
Sunday, Sunday. So good to me.
Sunday, May 17, 2020      7 comments

Another beautiful day. ... Read more
Rhubarb. A trip down memory lane.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      9 comments

Rhubarb. It's what's for dinner. Well, maybe not. No rhubarb in the kitchen. I ate an apple instead. ... Read more
It doesn't have to be perfect
Saturday, May 09, 2020      9 comments

I've read some incredible, deeply moving blogs that have sent me into my own deep thoughts and journaling today. I'm sharing just a tiny peek here. Thank you, Spark friends. ... Read more
The feel of success, one step at a time...
Friday, May 08, 2020      12 comments

It's been a good day. Stayed on plan. No sugar. One meal today. Intermittent fasting the rest of the day. Water and one cup of black coffee during fasting hours. Calories are in a good range. Friday is my Spark weigh-in day. Down 3 pounds. ... Read more
Eliminating grazing and munching and a lot of calories
Sunday, April 05, 2020      10 comments

Tonight for two seconds I thought about snacking. No, I am not hungry. I have a glass of water and a cup of vanilla coffee (black, no additives) on the desk. Intermittent fasting helps me enormously with the munchies and grazing. It keeps ... Read more
Challenge update
Saturday, April 04, 2020      9 comments

Another Sparker blogged that she is looking forward to starting the 5% Challenge. This is a good time for challenges. Most of us have more time to cook. We also have more opportunity to gain weight because the change in our routine can lead us t... Read more
April Challenge, Day One
Thursday, April 02, 2020      10 comments

April personal challenge check in. Calories, good, under the top of the range, yay! Exercise and sleep, good. Everything logged on Spark. Broke a tooth last night. No pain. Talked to the dentist via phone this morning and will follow hi... Read more
April goals
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      10 comments

My personal challenge for April is to weigh less by the end of the month than I weigh now. My body doesn't always lose weight according to a schedule, so I'm not telling it how much to lose in April. Our state is in "stay-home" mode becaus... Read more
Where does that winning feeling go that you wake up with every morning?
Thursday, February 27, 2020      15 comments

Every morning I wake up feeling good. Full of resolve. Clean slate, new day, I got this. What will this day bring? Opportunities. ... Read more
Is this worth it?
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      17 comments

Is it worth it? I was moving in the right direction last year. Down almost 70 pounds. Even though I avoided the holiday sweets, my loss slowed ... Read more
If I were a snowman
Friday, February 07, 2020      14 comments

If I were a snowman, I would be the perfect size. Everyone loves a robust, well rounded snowman. I am working on becoming a healthier version.... Read more
I am so hungry I could eat a....
Friday, January 31, 2020      12 comments

Have you ever wondered why some starving artists (in many fields) do their best work during that phase? When they find success and a more comfortable lifestyle, they seem to lose their cutting edge and we sadly wonder what happened. I was... Read more

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